Impeachment: Fayose is embarassing all of us in Ekiti — Speaker Omirin


TRACKING the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin’s was a Herculean task but Vanguard eventually tracked him down to one of his hideouts in the Southwest from where he was able to speak on the issues with Governor Ayodele Fayose, the threats against him and

Dearth of nurses hit Lagos hospitals


Lagos—National Association of Nurses and Mid-wife, Lagos State Council has raised concerns over the continuous shortage of nurses and mid-wife in the State owned hospitals. The post Dearth of nurses hit Lagos hospitals appeared first on Vanguard News.

Justice ministry turns clog in Azura, Mobil power projects


Construction work on the widely acclaimed 500MW Azura thermal power plant in Edo state cannot begin, and progress on the 1,000MW Mobil gas fired plant in Akwa Ibom has been stalled, on account of the failure of Attorney-General, Mohammed Bello Adoke, to accede to a request for the waiver of

No police gun was found in my bedroom, says Edo monarch


BENIN—THE Oba of Sasaro clan in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Azutorome Unuaikhazor, weekend described as untrue reports that a police rifle was found in his bedroom. The post No police gun was found in my bedroom, says Edo monarch appeared first on Vanguard

Senators-elect seek reduction in cost of governance

Some senators-elect have described as unacceptable the high cost of running government in the country, demanding immediate review so that the incoming administration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, can achieve meaningful development. Specifically, the senators-elect, who spoke in separate interviews with our correspondent in Abuja, advocated a drastic reduction in

NBA secretary counsels Buhari on anti-corruption war

The Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilesa, Osun State, Mr. Olayinka Sokoya, has asked President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to wage war against corruption in order to make the country a conducive place to do business.

PwC reputation at risk after NNPC audit controversy


PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the leading global networks of ‘big four’ audit and assurance firms faces grave reputation risk as Nigerians clinically scrutinise the report it submitted in the middle of the 2015 presidential election campaigns. Reliable sources told BusinessDay that one or two other firms rejected the audit job,

Make it in Nigeria: Promoting domestic production for national sustainable economic development (1)  


Let me express how honoured I am to have been invited as this year’s Guest Speaker for the Seminar Session of the 36th Kaduna International Trade Fair. This biennial trade fair has become the most important of its kind throughout our country, drawing the business community from far and wide

Soldiers arrest B’Haram fuel supplier, free 260 captives

The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a man said to be a supplier of fuel and food to the members of the Boko Haram at Daban Shata, a suburb of Baga, Borno State. Olukolade said that the military intelligence had been on the trail of the man until

We won’t be Fayose’s rubber stamp, Ekiti lawmakers-elect

The lawmakers-elect for the Ekiti State House of Assembly have said they would not be tools in the hands of Governor Ayodele Fayose, whom they described as their mentor and leader. All the 26 state lawmakers are members of the Peoples Democratic Party and loyalists of the governor.

Do you have a personal accident insurance?


A personal accident insurance covers expenses that occur as a result of an accident, providing financial assistance to the insured (you) and your family in times of your greatest need. Depending on the premium plan and policy terms, the policy holder could get as much as he or she wants. This

Sambisa forest and forensic (forest) accounting


From virtual obscurity stretching back centuries, Sambisa Forest has become a household name worldwide – for entirely the wrong reasons. It owes its notoriety to the abduction of 276 girls who were roused from slumber in their school dormitories in Chibok and have since been held captive by the dreaded

China-Nigeria relations in the Buhari era


In the past decade, trade took off between Nigeria and China. In the coming decade, bilateral economic relations could soar. With right policies, stars are aligned for a ‘win-win’.

Abia: Ikpeazu bans courtesy visits

The Abia State governor-elect, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has placed temporary ban on courtesy visits by his supporters. He said the ban would enable him to plan adequately for the task ahead.

Sustaining and growing your small business; the power of positive thinking


The law of positive thinking and attraction advocates the use of positive thoughts, intuition and self belief to attract one’s desired circumstances. It follows then that small business owners must de-emphasize challenges and limitations and begin to conceptualize the big businesses of their dreams and the process(es) of bringing these

Nigeria, governance and migration


Nigerians continue to hold the short end of the stick in various areas of the world. The specifics are Indonesia, South Africa and the Mediterranean Sea. At first blush, one is bound to wonder why we continue to feature prominently in these unwholesome scenes.

Dwindling Revenue: Parents to assist Osun govt in tax collection


Following the inability of the Osun State government to pay workers salaries as a result of the dwindling revenue from the federation account, the state chapter of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to assist the government in the enforcement of the payment of N1,500 tax

Boosting ICT’s contribution to economic growth


There has been a dramatic rise in the adoption of Information Communications Technology (ICT) by individuals, businesses and governments in Nigeria in the past few years. And the impact has been tremendous. Indeed, ICT has facilitated cross-industry linkages, efficiency and productivity, making the banking, oil and gas, and manufacturing industries

Seven Energy commences crude oil production from Stubb Creek


Seven Energy International Limited, the independent Nigerian integrated gas development, production and distribution company, and its subsidiary company Universal Energy Resources Limited, announced the commencement of crude oil production from the Stubb Creek Field in Akwa Ibom State, following approval to embark on delivery of oil through ExxonMobil’s Qua Iboe